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Rizzo homers, Cubs finish by beating Brewers 5-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) -

Anthony Rizzo had a two-run homer among his three hits, and the young Chicago Cubs finished 2014 on a high note with a 5-2 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Rizzo went deep to center off Mike Fiers (6-5) in the first. He jogged home to score from third in a two-run sixth on Arismendy Alcantara's double just inside the first base line.

Rizzo became the first Cubs left-handed hitter with 32 homers since Rick Monday in 1976.

Jacob Turner (6-11) allowed four hits and two runs in five-plus innings. He beat Milwaukee for the second time since being traded from Miami in August.

The Cubs are building for the future with Rizzo and rookie right-handed hitters Javier Baez and Jorge Soler. Chicago was 31-28 since July 28.

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